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  1. 1. Luxury canal holidaysin the Brecon Beacons2013/14 beaconparkboats.com A
  2. 2. Welcome to Beacon Park Boats, a family-run 5 reasons to choose business offering narrowboat holidays on the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal in the Beacon Park Boats Brecon Beacons National Park, South Wales. We – Alasdair and Sarah Kirkpatrick – run Right from the start we set out to be different. every aspect of the business from our Here’s the nitty-gritty so you can see exactly what we offer. private wharf at Llanfoist, just outside Abergavenny. In Beacon Park Boats we combine our love of design, craftsmanship, boating, engineering and hospitality. 1. Individually-designed boats 2. The perfect canal 3. Five star Each of our thirteen boats is bespoke – designed Considered by many to be Britain’s most picturesque lime kilns and historic wharves. Our own wharf at Quite simply, we aim to provide you with the best and hand-built by us. We lead the way in narrowboat waterway, the tree-lined Monmouthshire and Brecon Llanfoist dates back to the early 1800s and features narrowboats and the highest level of service you’ll design in the UK with such features as a home Canal has a unique attribute – it’s high up. For much in Alexander Cordell’s bestseller, Rape of the Fair find on any of Britain’s waterways. While annual cinema, an on-deck hot tub, four-poster bed, of its route from Brecon to Cwmbran, the canal hugs Country. Located within Blaenavon World Heritage inspections from Visit Britain cannot tell the wood-burning stoves and bow thrusters. In fact, the mountainsides overlooking the Usk valley at around Site, it was built to transfer pig iron from the whole story, each of our boats has been awarded some of our boats are not even very narrow! 300 feet above sea level, so you’ll be rewarded with tramroad, which came down the side of the the coveted 5 stars. From the initial designs to They range from an Edwardian-style boat for two incredible views of the National Park with virtually Blorenge mountain to the canal, and then across the finishing stage, we set out to give you every to a wide Dutch barge for six. Whichever vessel no effort. And it has one of the longest lock-free the world via the port of Newport. Originally a hive possible comfort and convenience on your holiday. you choose, be prepared for your immaculate stretches of waterway in Britain – over 25 miles of industry, Llanfoist Wharf is now a tranquil spot In fact this is probably the only fleet of 5 star boats boat – painted in classy British racing green and from the southern terminus of the canal. So you nestled amongst the trees. The Grade II-listed on the entire UK canal network. Unlike some cream – to be admired as you cruise past other can spend a week on one of our boats without buildings and a replica dram remind visitors of cruises, holidays with Beacon Park Boats do not holiday-makers. having to operate a single lock. In its entire length its past. The warehouse is our home and office, and start from an untidy boatyard shared by several of 36 miles it has only 6 locks. But it’s not short of provides facilities for our customers; Wharfinger’s hire firms. You will arrive at our historic wharf, fascinating heritage: a 375-yard tunnel, an aqueduct, Cottage, originally the home and workplace of the park your vehicle in our gated car park, beKestrel heading upstream 5 lift bridges (including one where the traffic man in charge of the wharf, is our self-catering welcomed with coffee and cake and learnat Llangynidr locks beaconparkboats.com stops for you!) and an abundance of stone bridges, holiday cottage for 6 people. the ropes from us.2 beaconparkboats.com 3
  3. 3. All our boats have large open rear decks so the helmsman need never be alone.4. No experience required 5. Stay as long as you wantAs a family that’s used to messing about on boats • etails of what’s on your boat (or in the cottage), d On a boating holiday, there is always plenty to do Choose from a long weekend, a midweek break, aof all kinds, we’ve picked up a great deal of useful to avoid bringing unnecessary things on the water itself, not least steering your boat, week or, for even better value, a holiday lasting 10, 11information over the years. We use this, together • ecommended itineraries to help you get the r but our fleet is designed with relaxation in mind. or 14 nights. Holidays can start on Mondays, Fridayswith our local knowledge, to provide those extra most out of your holiday All our narrowboats have large cruiser-style open or Saturdays, and with just a few boats starting onthings which can make the difference between a rear decks so the helmsman need never be alone. each day we’re never in a rush to get to the nextrough holiday and one that’s plain sailing. We believe • simple directions to our wharf. For effortless manoeuvring around bends choose customer. We also offer a two-centre holidaywe can provide most landlubbers with a holiday Then when you arrive here at Llanfoist Wharf, one one with a bow thruster – jets of water which can which combines time on a narrowboat with a stayexperience on water that runs smoothly. Perhaps of us (Alasdair or Sarah) will spend time giving you move the front of the vessel sideways with the in Wharfinger’s Cottage at Llanfoist Wharf.you’re considering going on a canal for the first a detailed handover, which is audited and approved simple push of a button located on the rear deck. Our narrowboats are available for hire fromtime or maybe you’ve narrowed it down to a few by the British Marine Federation. Before you set Usually found only on privately-owned boats, it’s a 15th March (when the canal re-opens to navigationwaterways – please ask us any questions and we’ll off you’ll know how to handle the boat and the major selling point for many of our customers, who after its annual period of winter maintenance)give you honest answers. All our customers receive equipment aboard, and you’ll take a practice cruise. prefer not to use the traditional barge pole. All our until 4th November. Wharfinger’s Cottage maya bespoke Information Pack containing: In the unlikely event that you need help during boats are powered by quiet and efficient diesel be booked right throughout the year. So you can your holiday, we’re always on call and will endeavour engines, which are in immaculate condition; we’ll• 40-minute DVD (produced by Beacon Park Boats) a now experience the delights of the Mon Brec – to be with you within the hour. show you during the handover. explaining how to operate your boat as locals call it – in every season. Enjoying the views• copy of John Norris’ indispensible guidebook a of Talybont-on-Usk The Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal from Eagle’s decks4 5
  4. 4. Unrivalled luxury‘Luxury’ is not normally the word used to describe a narrowboat.But then our boats – all named after birds – are not normal, notoff-the-peg. At Beacon Park Boats we design luxury into eachboat and we never compromise on quality.Firstly, your boat will feel spacious inside. These the day, and all use the highest quality cotton Use them on the canal bank or, if you hire one ofare not dark, cramped conditions where you’ll bed linen. Owl has a 5ft four-poster bed, our five wide beam barges, there’s room to putbe falling over each other. There’s at least 6’ 2” Harrier a 5ft half-tester, Kestrel a wonderful airy them on the rear deck of the boat.headroom and we’ve placed large windows in the 5ft double and Osprey, our largest boat, has two The electricity supply onboard will power theopen plan living areas to maximise light and let 5ft x 6ft 6in doubles.. appliances guests typically wish to bring on holiday,you enjoy the magnificent views. There’s room The bathrooms have porcelain sanitaryware, a including mobile-phone charger, laptop, videofor your belongings; under every bed and settee shower with doors (not curtains), a toilet which game consoles and hair-straighteners. But manyyou’ll find pull-out storage which is easy to access. flushes at the push of a button, a constant supply hair-dryers are too powerful so we provide a suitableEach boat has an LCD television/DVD player and of hot water, fluffy white towels and Gilchrist one on each boat.CD/DAD radio with IPOD dock. In our larger boats Soames toiletries. Some boats have two bathrooms,these are found in the private cabins as well as It almost goes without saying that within the Harrier has a roll-top slipper bath, Owl has a smartly-painted strong steel hull, you’ll find thein the lounge. In Osprey you’ll get a complete hot-tub on the deck and Heron has a luxuriouscinema system, with a 3ft pull-down screen and very highest specification finishes: oak, beech, wet room with his and her basins and mirrors. mahogany, walnut and ash panelling and flooring,surround sound! In the galley, clever design ensures space for a granite worktops, brass light fittings, wool carpetsA good night’s sleep is essential for a happy holiday, full-size fridge and cooker, and most boats also and designer fabrics.so all our boats have fixed beds with sprung have a microwave and a Dualit toaster. We providemattresses. Other beds convert to seating during a picnic table and enough chairs for everyone.6 beaconparkboats.com 7
  5. 5. Unsuitable for those Space to do your own thing You’ll find plenty of space on the Monmouthshirein a rush and Brecon Canal. That may surprise you, considering the queues of boats on some other waterways. But being unconnected to the rest of the British waterway network has its advantages. This spacious feeling is enhanced by the vast vistasOn this holiday you’ll forget the round every corner, the breathtaking mountaintime of day but remember the peaks and the fact that you can choose when to move and where to moor up. Find a beautifulimportant moments. spot and stay there for a few hours, or perhaps overnight. More likely than not, you’ll have it all to yourselves. Well, you and the wildlife. It’s an adventure suitable for all ages – one of the easiest ways of going on holiday togetherThrills at 2½mph and keeping all family members happy. ChildrenDon’t book this holiday unless you’re prepared to slow at Llanfoist Wharf. Heading north, the canal passes usually have more freedom than they do atdown. With an average speed of just 2½ mph, you’ll through a number of old villages where you home and four-legged friends will relish thehave little choice. This change of pace inevitably can buy your daily paper, milk and bread – outdoor life. Many of our customers bring theirleads to a fresh appreciation of the people and try Govilon, Gilwern, Llangynidr and Talybont. pets (and we do not charge for them) but ourplaces around you. You’ll be spoilt with opportunities Picturesque Crickhowell is a gentle stroll away, cleaning is so rigorous you’d never know.to get close to nature, without even leaving your over the 17th century stone bridge whichboat. Feed the ducks. Spot a kingfisher, a heron, crosses the river Usk. At the very end of thea red kite. Listen to the spring lambs bleating. canal, the historic town of Brecon, is a livelyWatch the cows watching you. Try and hook a mix of old and new, with its cathedral, militarycarp. Capture it all in a sketch or photograph. museum, markets and canalside theatre.Step onto dry land and you’re in walking country Back on deck, settle down with a good book and– from the gentle towpath to the challenging a glass of wine or simply relax with your familymountains. Near the canal you’ll also find bike hire, and gaze at the constantly-moving scenery,horse-riding and the beautiful river Usk – one delighting in pointing out each feature in theof Britain’s best salmon rivers. The bustling town landscape. Even cooking in your high-spec galley Sharing breakfast atof Abergavenny, complete with markets, castle, can be a leisurely affair or there’s the choice a tree-lined spot Lift bridge atPriory Church, independent shops and annual of many canalside pubs and restaurants. near Llangattock Talybont-on-UskFood Festival, is just 1½ miles away from our base8 beaconparkboats.com 9
  6. 6. The long and Brecon Canal terminus Lock Brynich Aqueduct Choosing your boatshort of it Pencelli Here are plans of our fleet of thirteen boats to help you decide which one is best for your holiday. Talybont-on-Usk Consider in particular how many beds you need and whether you prefer fixed beds or beds that convertThe Mon and Brec canal has just 36 miles of to seating during the day. If a boat sleeps 6, with 4 people in fixed beds and 2 sleeping on the converted Ashford Tunnel settee, we indicate this as + . In the majority of our boats with a rear cabin, it’s possible to sleepnavigable water, which sounds like a morningcommute for many people. Certainly, there are a third child on a mattress between the two single beds, increasing the maximum capacity of the boat;plenty of UK waterways where you can cover huge Crickhowell please ask us for further details. And remember in general - the wider the boat, the wider the beds.distances but, then, you may need to – in order to Locks For really easy manoeuvring, choose a boat with a bow thrusters (see page 4). Llangynidr Llangattockgrab an empty mooring spot or just to find the next Abergavennyinteresting place to visit. In our laid-back world in Gilwern C C SOFA DOUBLE W The configuration with single beds is possible in: Heron SOFA DOUBLE W Sleeps: New in 2012the Brecon Beacon National Park, the Mon Brec’s Govilon AFT W AFT W Hobby, Kestrel, Falcon,relatively short length offers an abundance of Llanfoist DECK DECK T COCK PIT Kingfisher, Eagle 1T double COCK PIT Our latest design - featuring a 4ft by 6ft 6in bed Wthings to fill a week or two, let alone a short break. and Peregrine. Length: 57’ (17.3m) centred in the forward cabin with large picture Llanfoist Wharf C W C W Width: 6’ 10” (2.08m) windows and French doors allowing all-roundHardly 100 yards pass without spotting some Llanellen Rear cabin as one fixed double Rear cabin as two fixed singles Max. headroom: 6’ 5” (1.96m) views. The bed glides to the side to create a widerfriendly wildlife, anticipating the next historic You may also wish to start your holiday on a particular day of the week, so note that certain boats Heron starts on Monday and Friday walkway during the day. Step from the bedroom Tfeature round the corner or arriving at a delightfulvillage to explore. As a general rule, a leisurely have specific start days, and some are available for short breaks. Each of our boats is inspected through the French doors onto the front deck;round trip to Talybont-on-Usk will fill a 3-night Llanover annually by Visit Britain and we indicate the grading as . it’s rather like a private balcony with a canopybreak, while a week will take you to Brecon and back. Visit our website for detailed information and photographs of each boat. complete with sun roof. And when the side W curtains and sun roof are closed, the front deckInterested in a romantic break, family holiday, Key feels like a conservatory. There’s a large wet roomwalking, wildlife or heritage? Goytre with space for two to shower and twin sinks, and Wharf Basin Cupboard Sink Toilet TVisit beaconparkboats.com for our suggested N the lounge has a wood-burning stove. The bowitineraries or ask us for other ideas! Blaenavon thruster makes her extremely easy to manoeuvre. Bath Fridge Sliding door TV/DVD (World Heritage Site) T Sofa W WW Bed Hot tub (with pull-out Wardrobe C Pontymoile W W storage SOFA W C (Map not to scale) (with pull-out underneath) C Basin storage SEMI-TRAD BED underneath) Radiator Stool Wine rack W DECK 4ft DOUBLE T W T WE ARE HERE T T W C Cwmbran C T W T Cooker Shower Table T Wood-burning Not navigable south of here (removable) stove T10 beaconparkboats.com 11 T W
  7. 7. Harrier Sleeps: Hobby Sleeps: + Buzzard Sleeps: + New 2013 Falcon Kingfisher Sleeps: +Length: 56’ (17.07m) A classic Inspection Launch style boat reflecting 2 doubles OR 1 double + 2 singles Narrowboat built with two in mind but her spacious 2 doubles OR 1 double and 1 single A wider classic boat styled on an Inspection 3 doubles OR 2 doubles + 2 singles Traditional narrowboat with two separate cabins,Width: 6’ 10” (2.08m) the elegance of the Edwardian era. Includes 5ft Length: 49’ 6” (15.09m) layout will happily accommodate four. Rear cabin L ength 48’ (14.63m) Launch, it has a canopied front deck with side Length: 50’ (15.24m) one of which can be made up with two 2ft singleMax. headroom: 6’ 5” (1.96m) half-tester bed, roll-top slipper bath, large opening Width: 6’ 10” (2.08m) can be made up with two 2ft single beds or a 4ft Width: 7’6” (2.29m) curtains and a log burner in the spacious lounge. Width: 6’ 10” (2.08m) beds or a 4ft double. Perfect for families orBow thruster windows in the lounge, wood-burning stove and Max. headroom: 6’ 4” (1.92m) double. Large shower room and spacious lounge. Max. headroom: 6’6” (1.99m) The double bed measures 5ft x 6ft 6in and there Max. headroom: 6’ 2” (1.88m) two couples.Starts on Monday front deck with canopy. Starts on Saturday Bow thruster is a large wet room. Falcon starts on Saturday Buzzard starts on Saturday Kingfisher starts on Monday and Friday C C SOFA DOUBLE W D.T SETTEE DOUBLE W W W SOFA DOUBLE SEAT/L C TV 5ft 4ft C AFT AFT DOUBLE 4ft DOUBLE COCKPIT COCK PIT AFT DOUBLE W DECK DECK OR T 5ft OR T COCK PIT AFT DECK GALLEY WET COCKPIT/ DECK 4ft TWO DOUBLE CONSERVATORY DOUBLE SOFA T 2ft ROOM TWO C W W C W SINGLES LOG 2ft SALOON BURNING C SINGLES SEAT/L TV STOVE W WOwl Sleeps: Kestrel Sleeps: + Osprey Sleeps: Eagle Peregrine Sleeps: +Length: 45’ (13.7m) Wide beam barge like no other: wood-burning 2 doubles OR 1 double + 2 singles Wide beam barge that is ideal for four people. 2 doubles A wider classic Inspection Launch style boat with 3 doubles OR 2 doubles + 2 singles Narrowboat that offers two cabins AND two showerWidth: 8’ 6” (2.59m) stove, 5ft four-poster bed and a hot tub on the Length: 46’ (14.02m) Rear cabin can be made up with two 2ft 3in single Length: 60’ (18.29m) wood-burning stove, home cinema and large Length: 57’ (17.37m) rooms, so there’s no queue in the morning!Max. headroom: 6’ 4” (1.93m) front deck! Width: 8’ 6” (2.59m) beds or a 5ft double. Width: 7’ 6” (2.29m) opening windows in the lounge. The front deck, Width: 6’ 10” (2.08m)Bow thruster Max. headroom: 6’ 3” (1.91m) Max. headroom: 6’6” (1.99m) complete with canopy, is the perfect size for Max. headroom Eagle: 6’ 3” (1.91m)Starts on Monday and Friday Bow thruster Bow thruster dining. The two en-suite cabins have beds that are Max. headroom Peregrine: 6’ 6” (1.98m) Starts on Monday and Friday Starts on Saturday 5ft wide and 6ft 8in long – perfect for tall couples. Bow thruster. Eagle starts on Saturday Peregrine starts on Monday and Friday WR FOUR C SOFA DOUBLE POSTER 5ft T SOFA DOUBLE AFT DOUBLE AFT 5ft T COCK PIT C 5ft 5ft 4ft DECK W DECK AFT AFT DOUBLE W W DOUBLE W DOUBLE DOUBLE T COCKPIT COCK PIT OR DECK DECK OR 4ft T TWO DOUBLE C SOFA TWO C W 2ft 6in SOFA C 2ft WR SINGLES W W W W C SINGLES C12 beaconparkboats.com 13
  8. 8. Puffin Sleeps: +3 doubles Wide Dutch barge with a large rear deck and aLength: 56’ (17.07m) forward seating area. Two en-suite private cabins,Width: 8’ 6” (2.59m) each with a 4ft 6in bed, LCD television/DVDMax. headroom: 6’ 4” (1.93m) player and CD/DAB radio and iPod Doc, offeringBow thruster complete privacy.Starts on Friday Combine your canal holiday with a stay in our historic cottage. C 4ft 6in DOUBLE 4ft 6in Stay at Wharfinger’s Cottage, on our private wharf, as well as parking spaces, you will find an extensive LARGE C W AFT DECK T DOUBLE COCK PIT and you’re holidaying in a fascinating piece of broadleaf woodland on the slopes of the Blorenge C W history. Situated in the most admired location on mountain, just waiting to be discovered. SOFA DOUBLE WR C the Mon Brec, this Grade II-listed building is Wharfinger’s Cottage is ideally placed for you our holiday cottage for 6 people. to explore areas out of reach of the canal. Located Originally built as the home and office of the in both Blaenavon World Heritage Site and the wharfinger (the man who managed the busy Brecon Beacon National Park, there are endless wharf), it offers accommodation on three floors. destinations within a short drive. Go down Big Pit, The kitchen, utility room and dining room are on take a trip on Pontypool and Blaenavon railway, visitCondor Sleeps: + the ground floor with a large lounge on the first castles galore, walk in the Black Mountains, discover floor, having extensive views of the surrounding ancient churches, young vineyards and thriving3 doubles Wide Dutch barge with a large rear deck and two mountains. There are three double bedrooms, one craft centres. No more than an hour’s drive away isLength: 52’ (15.85m) en-suite private cabins, each with a 4ft 6in bed, of which can be made up as twin beds. One bedroom Cardiff and, a little further afield, some of the bestWidth: 8’ 6” (2.59m) LCD television/DVD player and CD/radio. is en-suite and there is a large family bathroom. beaches in Britain.Max. headroom: 6’ 4” (1.93m) Complete privacy; ideal for couples. Flagstone floors, beamed ceilings and wood-burning Wharfinger’s Cottage is available all year. Stay hereBow thruster stoves combine with thick pocket-sprung mattresses, before or after exploring the canal on one of ourStarts on Saturday contemporary bathrooms and a well-equipped boats; we offer flexible stays of 3, 4 or 7 nights. kitchen complete with Aga to make this the perfect Or simply book the cottage on its own and enjoy holiday home. As with our boats, prices are inclusive the Mon Brec from your garden. Come in the C of utilities, logs and pets, and we provide all the height of the season and watch the canal spring 4ft 6in LARGE DOUBLE W 4ft 6in essentials including cleaning materials, dishcloths, into life each day or escape here after the boats DOUBLE AFT DECK T tea towels, towels and toilet rolls. have stopped cruising and see a different side to C W SOFA DOUBLE C The lawned garden fronts onto the canal and there this amazingly beautiful waterway. C WR are several outdoor seating areas. Behind the cottage,14 beaconparkcottages.co.uk 15
  9. 9. 2013/14 Prices Booking your holiday Booking Form 2013/14No hidden extras Price Bands 2013/14 Week 1. elect your accommodation (name of boat or S 8. The balance is due eight weeks prior to the start of Please complete in block letters and send with a 25% deposit or, if withinOur prices are totally inclusive. Unlike many boat hire companies 7 nights starting Monday, Friday or Saturday. Wharfinger’s Cottage). your holiday. On receipt of your final payment we 8 weeks of the start of your holiday, full payment, to Beacon Park Boats,we don’t charge extra for pets, bed linen and towels, boat 2. Choose the dates and length of your holiday. will send you an Information Pack containing: The Boathouse, Llanfoist Wharf, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, NP7 9NG.insurance, fuel for the boat, gas for the cooker, logs for the Start Date Band Accommodation Sleeps Start Day Price Bands (£) Photocopies of this form are acceptable. 3. Calculate the total cost. i. a 40-minute DVD (produced by Beacon Park Boats) stove or for parking your vehicle in our car park. And we even A B C D E F G explaining how to operate your boatprovide a pack of essentials including cleaning materials, Friday 15 March B Hobby 4 Saturday -- 864 1080 1152 1224 1296 1440 4. Contact us to check availability, either by Friday 29 March D Kestrel 4 Monday or Friday -- 894 1118 1192 1267 1341 1490 telephone (01873 858277, every day 08.00–21.00) ii. copy of John Norris’ indispensable guidebook adishcloths, tea towels and toilet rolls. I wish to hire (narrowboat/cottage) for my holiday, Monday 15 April B Buzzard 4 Saturday -- 954 1193 1272 1352 1431 1590 or email (enquiries@beaconparkboats.com) or on The Monmouthshire and Brecon CanalFor full terms and conditions please visit beaconparkboats.com Friday 26 April C Owl 2 Monday or Friday -- 954 1193 1272 1352 1431 1590 our website (beaconparkboats.com). We’ll hold a iii. etails of what’s in your boat/cottage, to dFlexible holidays Friday 10 May D Heron 2 Monday or Friday -- 954 1193 1272 1352 1431 1590 provisional booking for up to 3 days. avoid bringing unnecessary things from (start date) to (end date) for nights.We offer holidays of varying lengths, starting on a variety Friday 24 May G Falcon 6 Saturday -- 984 1230 1312 1394 1476 1640 5. ake sure you are happy with our terms M iv. ecommended itineraries to help you get the rof days, depending on which boat you choose: Monday 3 June E Kingfisher 6 Monday or Friday -- 984 1230 1312 1394 1476 1640 conditions which are available on our website. most out of your holiday Number of people Adults Children Pets Friday 28 June F Eagle 6 Saturday -- 1074 1343 1432 1522 1611 1790Short Break either 4 nights starting on Mondays or 3 nights Friday 19 July G Peregrine 6 Monday or Friday -- 1074 1343 1432 1522 1611 1790 6. ecure your booking with a completed booking S v. imple directions to our wharf. sstarting on Fridays Monday 2 September F Condor 6 Saturday -- 1194 1493 1592 1692 1791 1990 form and 25% deposit. This can be done online Please take time to look at all the information Number of duvets required Double Single Friday 6 September E Puffin 6 Friday -- 1224 1530 1632 1734 1836 2040 or by using the form on this page. we send you, and contact us with any queries.Week 7 nights starting on Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays. Friday 13 September D Osprey 4 Saturday -- 1254 1568 1672 1777 1881 2090 7. e will send you confirmation of your booking W That way, your holiday will run smoothly. NameCombine a Short Break with a Week’s holiday and get even Friday 20 September C Wharfinger’s Cottage 6 Monday, Friday 493 641 690 789 838 887 986 showing the price of your break together withbetter value. The price of a 10 night or 11 night holiday is the Friday 27 September B or Saturday a copy of ‘Our Agreement With You’.weekly hire charge plus 50% of the following week’s charge. Friday 25 October D Please check the details carefully. AddressAnd if you book for two consecutive weeks, you’re eligible Monday 4 November Afor a 10% discount on the second week. Friday 20 December G Friday 3 January A Short Break Friday 21 February D Either 4 nights starting on Monday or 3 nights starting on Friday. Postcode Telephone number Monday 3 March B Accommodation Sleeps Start Day Price Bands (£) A B C D E F G Email Kestrel 4 Monday or Friday -- 590 738 787 836 885 983 We look forward Owl 2 Monday or Friday -- 630 787 840 892 944 1049 Heron 2 Monday or Friday -- 630 787 840 892 944 1049 to welcoming you Please indicate how you heard of us Kingfisher Peregrine 6 6 Monday or Friday Monday or Friday -- -- 649 812 866 920 974 1082 709 886 945 1004 1063 1181 in person to Wharfinger’s Cottage 6 Monday or Friday 325 423 456 521 553 586 651 Beacon Park Boats.16 beaconparkboats.com P.T.O 17
  10. 10. CostCost of narrowboat £ Limited edition Mon Brec book During 2012 “Puddlers” was added Puddlers to the Beacon Park Boats fleet. A purpose made restaurant canalLimited edition Mon Brec book £ I am 18 years of age or over, have read Alasdair and Sarah’s interest is not just in boat, again based on the classic and agreed to the terms and conditions hiring luxury canal boats, but in the history Edwardian Inspection Launch style.Additional cost for 10/11 (available on beaconparkboats.com), £ of the ‘Mon Brec’ canal. A few years ago they Seating for 26 with wonderful oaknights or 2nd week or cottage and agree to become responsible for started collecting works from a local artist and floors and tables, cast iron seat and the whole of the hire fee. AT LLANFOIST WHARF historian Michael Blackmore, which interpret table supports and fully openingTotal charge £ windows. Spoil yourself before depicted scenes from the canals past. arriving for your holiday and25% deposit Signed Prompted by the 200 year celebrations we lunch aboard. £ teamed up with Michael to publish a bookBalance due 8 weeks which celebrates the Monmouthshire Breconbefore holiday £ Date Canal through some 40 detailed illustrations by Michael and succinct notes by AlasdairPayment appear alongside each illustration, providingPlease either attach a cheque made payable to ‘Beacon Park Boats Ltd.’ or, insightful commentary on the much-lovedif paying by credit/debit card, complete the following section. Mon Brec.Tick the appropriate box(es): The significance of the MonmouthshirePlease charge the deposit to my credit/debit card now and Brecon Canal in the area’s industrialPlease charge the balance to my credit/debit card 8 weeks before the start of my holiday past and its key position today in the Brecon Beacons National Park and BlaenavonPlease charge the full cost of my holiday to my credit/debit card now World Heritage Site is vividly brought to(if booking within 8 weeks of start date) life in this highly-collectable book.Visa Mastercard/Eurocard Switch/Maestro SoloCard NumberValid from / Expires end / Price: £20 plus £2.70 postageSwitch/Solo card issue number FREE DELIVERY if you purchase the book at the same time as booking your holiday.Last 3 digits of security code from back of card Llanfoist Wharf (1830)Cardholder’s name BREAKFASTS, SNACKS, LUNCHES AND AFTERNOON TEAS DAIL Y 9am–4pm ABOARD The perfect companion to your canal holiday THIS STYLISH NEW CANAL BOAT. WWW.PUDDLERS.CO.UK | 07875 707892Cardholder’s signature Date18 19
  11. 11. Beacon Park Boats Llanfoist Wharf Abergavenny Monmouthshire NP7 9NG Wales UK 01873 858277 Back cover: Llanfoist Wharf overlooking the enquiries@beaconparkboats.com market town of Abergavenny beaconparkboats.com20